Contributed by Bertrand Dutil through Franco-American Collection
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Bert Dutil of Lewiston served in the Korean War, first as an infantryman in the US Army and later as a member of the Neutral Nations Inspection Team. After basic training, Bert enrolled in the military band.
His deployment to Korea was originally as a drummer, but at the last minute he was reassigned to the infantry.
Upon discharge and return to Lewiston, Bert went on to found the Pine Tree Warriors Drum and Bugle Corps, a primarily Franco-American marching band for children.
About This Item
- Title: Bert Dutil, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, ca. 1950
- Creation Date: circa 1950
- Subject Date: circa 1950
- Local Name: Fort Jackson
- Town: Columbia, Lewiston
- County: Androscoggin, Richland
- State: ME, SC
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 2013.31.7
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Korean War, 1950-1953
- Military bands
- United States. Armed Forces--Bands
- Drum and bugle corps
For more information about this item, contact:Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
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